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Pope Francis tames the wolf of Fleet Street

The Pontiff has restored the Church as an admirable and loveable presence on the world stage

The European Parliament building in Brussels (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 26/09/13

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

The English chemist and physicist Michael Faraday (PA)

The pioneering scientist said: ‘There is nothing so frightening as someone who knows they are right’

Pope Francis (AP)

Now he has made a passionate declaration against abortion, on the protection of the vulnerable against being ‘discarded’, because they, too, are in the image of Christ

Pope Francis is mobbed before this morning's general audience (AP)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 25/09/13

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An England cricketer walks off the pitch as Pakistan's team celebrates (AP)

Breaking off sporting links with Pakistan would signal our displeasure at the way it treats minorities

Photo gallery: Pope Francis in Cagliari

Ten superb images from the Pontiff’s recent visit to the Sardinian capital

Kevin Spacey playing Richard III (PA)

The Catholic culture of the time may have persuaded Richard that the Princes in the Tower needed to ‘disappear’

Benedict XVI makes his final public appearance as Pope in February (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 24/09/13

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Pilgrims photograph the body of Padre Pio (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Today we celebrate the feast of the saint who struggled with dark visions